The Kansas City Star editorial board blasted Sen. Roy Blunt and Senator-elect Josh Hawley for their contradicting stance on healthcare.
“Suddenly, Blunt says we needn’t worry because that’s not really going to happen. Wait, but aren’t you the Roy Blunt who spent years calling for just this outcome?” The editorial board at The Star wrote.
In addition, the newspaper blasted the entire GOP for trying to save a program they worked so hard to gut. Republicans voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act over 70 times over the course of 8 years, without offering a replacement.
“After all the energy Republicans have spent undermining efforts to lower health care costs, improve access and protect those with pre-existing conditions, who better to save these protections than those who’ve worked so hard to make sure the law didn’t work as it was supposed to?” they wrote.
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